Five cases of cholera have been confirmed in Mozambique following the cyclone that ravaged the country, killing at least 468 people, a government health official said Wednesday.
Five cases of cholera have been confirmed in Beira and surrounding areas in Mozambique following the cyclone that ravaged the country, killing at least 468 people.
Cyclone Idai’s deadly hit has left some 1.85 million people in need of assistance in Mozambique in a catastrophe that United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday rang “yet another alarm bell” about climate change.
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is on Tuesday expected to deliver aid packages to Mozambique.
The United Nations in New York will Monday launch a $282-million appeal for Mozambique in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai with similar appeals for Zimbabwe and Malawi to follow in the coming days.